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Djokovic escapes Schwartzman's clutches in five sets

Nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal produced a brilliant display to beat Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-0 6-1 6-0. Novak Djokovic survived a tough five-set encounter against unseeded Diego Schwartzman . Thiem defeated American Steve Johnson - who was playing weeks after the death of his father - 6-1 7-6 (7-4) 6-3. Women's holder Garbine Muguruza continued the improvement of her clay game by reaching the second week of the Paris major for the fourth time in her career. Read More »

Ancient Arctic Craters Still Leaking Methane, Study Finds


Karin Andreassen from the Centre for Arctic Gas Hydrate , Climate and Environment (CAGE) in Norway has shown that these holes - many up to a kilometre wide - are the result of methane blow-outs that occurred after the last ice age , roughly 12,000 years ago. Read More »

'I knew them all': Confident Ananya Vinay wins spelling bee

Despite the incorrect spelling Camerota praised Vinay for her efforts, with Cuomo chiming in. Vinay has previous won the California State Elementary Spelling Bee thrice. Among other highlights of this year's contest was one of the youngest-ever finalists - home-schooled 6-year-old Edith Fuller, who qualified when she was five. Read More »

Hawaii urges resident to get mumps vaccination as cases soar


State health officials are investigating a puzzling outbreak of mumps in Latino communities in Boston , Chelsea, and Revere, and have advised health care providers to be alert for additional cases. Sometimes people get infected but don't feel sick, and spread the virus without knowing it. Mumps can spread within three to six feet when an infected person coughs, sneezes or makes direct contact through something like the sharing of a water bottle. Read More »

Kushner Companies Questioned By US Lawmakers Over White House Benefits


On Wednesday, reporters asked press secretary Sean Spicer for White House reactions to former FBI Director James Comey saying he plans to testify in front of a congressional committee. Kasowitz was recently hired to navigate Trump through the legal proceedings of the scandal enveloping the White House . If this was the first example of questionable contact between Trump's associates and the Russians, or if this was some minor functionary and not the husband of Trump's daughter, ... Read More »

Cal State Fullerton beats Stanford 4-1 in NCAAs


It was a nice rebound by Marshall, who got roughed up for six hits and four runs in just 2/3 of an inning on Friday against Fullerton. Twenty-four hours after pounding out four home runs in a 10-0 victory, the Cardinal bats were silenced by a 6-foot-6, 250-pound junior who graduated from nearby St. Read More »

Pokemon Go is getting PvP, Legendaries this summer


Articuno the legendary bird's appearance in the game was unfortunately canceled by the developer. It's no secret that Pokemon GO has been a huge financial success , especially at the peak of its popularity last summer. "One thing we learned from Ingress is that the game holds if we are able to create social interactions between players, and we are working on it". Pokemon GO is available now for iOS and Android devices. Read More »

Disney CEO Bob Iger quits Trump council over Paris climate agreement

Macron, in a joint news conference with Bloomberg and Hidalgo, said the Paris climate pact is irreversible despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from it. Announcing America's intention to withdraw from the agreement sends a clear message to the rest of the world that the second-highest emitting nation has no intention of doing its part to save the world's most vulnerable people from impending harm. Read More »

USA states, cities step in to fill Trump Paris exit

Charlie Baker said Friday he made a decision to partner with other states to combat climate change after speaking with Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott and New York Democratic Gov. Anger, fear, worry and pity for the those who will feel the effects of Trump's reckless decision. "Republicans and Democrats alike recognize that the Paris Agreement is about so much more than climate change", Raimondo said. Read More »

VR Game Star Trek: Bridge Crew Available for Cross-platform


HTC is bundling a free copy of Star Trek: Bridge Crew with each purchase of the Vive, its virtual reality headset . As a multiplayer game, Bridge Crew is a great time. The game is more of a simulation, giving you and other players the opportunity to take control of a starship. After suffering much delay, it seems Star Trek: Bridge Crew finally sees the light of day. Read More »

Egypt Launches 2nd Day of Libyan Air Strikes After Attack on Christians

One report said that as many as 10 attackers dressed in military uniforms drove up in three trucks, stormed the bus, demanded that the passengers recite the Muslim profession of faith, and then opened fire. After the terror act, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi said that Egypt was determined to eliminate terrorists both on its territory and beyond and stressed that the states supporting terrorism should be punished. Read More »

Business and Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Decision


Apple CEO Tim Cook, who is also an adviser, slammed the decision and said that no only is climate change real, but each of us has a responsibility to tackle it. French President Emmanuel Macron gave an address, in English, in which he riffed on Trump's campaign slogan. Among Republicans, 87% say they approve of the job Trump is doing, according to Gallup's most recent weekly poll. Read More »

EU chief: EU, China believes Trump climate decision 'a big mistake'

The Titanic star has slammed Trump in a long Facebook post, criticising his " discouraging " decision to withdraw the United States from participating in the Paris climate accord . United States billionaire Michael Bloomberg has offered US$15 million (RM64.2 million) to UN efforts to tackle climate change . That should be the posture, as well, of USA businesses and state governments, including that in Pennsylvania. Read More »

All so difficult for Djokovic, easy for Nadal at French Open

In no time , he was 4-1 up and Schwartzman, playing just his fourth career five-set match , began to feel the pace, needing treatment for a back injury which effectively ended his hopes. "I was more or less under control during the whole match , so I'm very happy". Defending champion Muguruza's 7-5 6-2 win over Kazakh Yulia Putintseva set up a mouth-watering last-16 clash with home favourite Kristina Mladenovic , who registered a hard-fought 7-5 4-6 8-6 victory over American Shelby ... Read More »

Gears of War 4 ten-hour free trial offer begins next week


Inconceivable is a "direct step-up" from Insane mode, making players weaker and enemies stronger in Horde while dropping less ammunition in Campaign. You can find a breakdown of the added Wings, 15 new skills and 20 new achievements on the next page , as well as the patch notes on the last page . Read More »

EPA offers buyouts in bid to cut staff - internal memo


Bloomberg noted this week that Nancy Beck was tapped to lead the EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention last month. A brownfields site is a property that contains a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant, which hinders the potential to reuse or redevelop the site. Read More »

OECD holds out hope US may return to Paris climate pact

Advancing Carbon Neutrality objectives within the City; adopting energy efficiency standards for buildings; electrifying transportation system with renewable energy sources; supporting weatherization and maintenance of Pittsburgh housing stock to help elderly and vulnerable populations; and protecting and regenerating of our natural environment through land conservation, park preservation and urban agriculture. Read More »

'The Stare Down' Becomes Talk Of Game One


The Cavs committed 12 turnovers in the first half - seven by LeBron James . "Yeah, I won't get into that ", Durant laughed. Durant finished with 38 points, 30 points in the first three quarters, 23 in the first half. "We didn't play as well as we know we're capable of, so we look forward to the next one". "You take one of the best teams that we had ever assembled past year, that we saw in the regular season and in the postseason, and then in the offseason you add a high-powered ... Read More »

Modi meets Governors of Russian regions

Petersburg , Putin avoided criticizing Trump for the move that has caused worldwide opprobrium. When asked at Friday's forum about reports that Russia's ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak, met with members of Trump's campaign during the election, Putin was again flippant. Read More »

Putin on Paris deal: 'Don't worry, be happy'

Delivered at 11 a.m. Monday-Friday. It's a dramatic change in fortunes for the president after just 133 days in office. As long as Mr Trump is not re-elected in 2020. Which begs the question, what will the next UK Prime Minister say and do. And a long list of almost 100 companies that includes the likes of Walmart , Google and Bank of America have committed to sourcing 100% of their electricity from renewable energy sources. Read More »

For President Trump, decisions accompanied by drama


The White House communications director Michel Dubke has resigned, as US President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul. Dubke was employed by the White House to manage the office which runs public relations issues and the press. Read More »

In CBSE 10th result 2017 around 10 am today at cbse


Check out the article for more information. But, while the Class X exam ended on April 10, the Class XII 2017 exam continued till April 29. The CBSE will host its result on the internet and with technical support of National Informatics Centre (NIC), Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology of the Government of India. Read More »

Does Trump believe in climate change or not? Aides won't say

Trump asked the Supreme Court Thursday night to hear arguments on an expedited basis and to reinstate his executive order on travel in the interim. "When NASA says that 95 percent of the experts in this area around the world believe that the Earth is warming, and you are up there throwing out information that says, 'Well, maybe this is being exaggerated, ' and you talk about climate exaggerators, it just seems to a lot of people around the world that you and the president are just denying ... Read More »

Senate to hear from Comey; Dems raise new Sessions questions

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate intelligence committee next Thursday in open and closed session. Spicer said for the first time this week that all questions related to ongoing FBI and congressional investigations into Russian election meddling will be referred to Mr. Read More »

Apple is building a Siri 'smart speaker' to outdo Google, Amazon

With this speaker, users can control its devices, such as windows blinds and door locks, through HomeKit automation system. Apple will also likely let third-party services build products for the speaker, the report notes, after past year opening up Siri on iOS to developers. Read More »

'Don't worry, be happy': Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that his United States counterpart Donald Trump should not have withdrawn from the Paris Climate Accord as it is of a "framework nature". India is committed to protecting climate, irrespective the Paris agreement , Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here today but avoided a direct reference to the U.S. Read More »

India's green lobby slams Trump for exiting Paris deal

Ultimately, the lobbying by Trump's environmental protection chief Scott Pruitt and chief strategist Steve Bannon urging the president to leave won out. "The planet needs the USA to do its fair share, but while we wait for sanity to be restored in the United States, other countries must accelerate their path to decarbonisation". Read More »

I represent people of Pittsburgh, not Paris: Donald Trump

Scientists say Earth is likely to reach more unsafe levels of warming sooner as a result of the president's decision because America contributes so much to rising temperatures. President Macron said: "There is no plan B because there is no planet B". "And then if you look at this on the global time scale, the USA has done a lot more, historically, since the industrial era to contribute to this problem", Beeler said. Read More »

Soros says Brexit talks could last five years, risks distracting EU

Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban has portrayed Soros as a financial speculator who supports mass immigration into Europe. And as Soros notes, the United Kingdom is an exceptionally well functioning parliamentary democracy. "Most Europeans of my generation were supporters of further integration". "Five years seems like eternity in politics, especially in revolutionary times like the present". Read More »

NPR Reporters Annotate Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal

The U.S. decision also prompted irate reactions in Asia and Latin America. Scientists warn that any delay in weaning the country off fossil fuels could exacerbate the negative effects of climate change for the rest of the globe. "Your decision today to exit the Paris Accord reflects your unflinching commitment to put America First". In everything you do, you are fighting for the forgotten men and women of America. Read More »

Greenpeace in Spain protests Trump climate move

China Daily meanwhile ran a more straightforward piece with the headline " Trump announces U.S.is exiting Paris climate pact". "As someone who cares deeply about the environment, which I do, I can not in good conscience support a deal that punishes the United States - which is what it does - the world's leader in environmental protection, while imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters", Trump said in his speech outside the White House . Read More »